With summer right around the corner, all we can think about is getting some sun and spending more time outdoors. You know what this means, right? Doing up your garden to make it summery!
The pandemic has greatly influenced garden trends this summer as more time has been spent outdoors. However, 2021 garden trends are all about minimalism and the ultimate comfort. After all, you plan on spending hours there, right? So, while experts in the field have predicted so many different garden trends coming this summer, we have made a list of the top 12! Each of them will play a key role in making your garden the best hangout spot in town.
The pandemic has caused bars to shut, so people have improvised by making their own. A garden bar is one of the biggest garden trends this summer. If you think about it, it’s a genius idea; you can stay there for however long you want and get unlimited free drinks! You can set it up exactly the way you want it to, and it’ll add a great vibe to your garden.
Outdoor Pizza Ovens
With more time being spent outdoors, why not shift the kitchen outside, too? Spend your summer evenings sitting outside making fresh pizzas while watching the sun go down. It’ll be a great way to host your friends and family, too!
Work from home has got us cooped up inside our homes for a while now, so maybe it’s time we take office outside! Garden offices will be a big trend this summer. So make the most of soaking in that vitamin D while getting your work done. But, of course, once the offices open, you won’t get a chance to spend this much time outdoors, so you don’t want the opportunity.
The Element Of Water
Water features, such as fountains, waterfalls, and ponds, have become quite the hype during recent years and will be a great garden trend this summer. It’s something about the sound of them that’s comforting. It’s therapeutic, and that’s what’s needed in the world right now. Another reason for their growing popularity is because there is an increasing number available in more affordable options.
Bricks And Stone
Yes, bricks and stone are making a comeback! They give your garden that old-school rustic charm. Any element of nature works well in nature, so it will highlight your garden even more and give it a natural look.
A Statement Look
This summer will be all about going big and making an impact. That includes big trees, plants, and shrubs. There will be a break away from the traditional small-scale plants to much larger ones. It creates grandeur and has a much more visual impact. Even if your garden is not very big, it would still look great!
It’s great to note that over the years, there has been a greater sense of empathy all over the world. As people start to feel more, they tend to do more acts of goodness. Taking care of animals and feeding them is one of these kind gestures. So the purchase of birdfeeders has increased and will continue to be a great hit for the gardens this summer. It’s also because birds add a lively spirit to space, bringing chirpy sounds and positivity. So by putting a bird feeder in your garden, you will attract all sorts of beautiful birds to your space.
Less Is More
Minimalism is taking over and is potent in every aspect of design. It’s, therefore, no surprise that garden trends this summer will be to the minimum. They won’t include too many things, but attention to detail of the few that are there will be top-notch. So don’t expect endless varieties of plants or flowers, there will be a few, but those few will be well-groomed and maintained.
With more and more time being spent outdoors, the aim is to make them as comfortable as possible. Hammocks are one of the best ways to do that. You can spend hours lying down, reading a book on the hammock, or just listening to the sounds of the birds. Since the pandemic started, the purchase of hammocks has increased, and it’ll be a great garden trend this summer. There are many different options available, so you can pick one that’ll go best with your garden.
The Inside-Outside Trend
You can expect that your garden will become a sort of an outdoor living room this summer. The more time we spend at home, the more comfortable we want to make it. So you can bring out your sofas, rugs, lamps, etc., to your garden to give it that inside-outside vibe. Just keep in mind that you want it to flow naturally instead of looking forced, so you may want to ease the transition and incorporate natural elements.
You must have seen those hanging egg chairs around. They are a popular garden item and will be a huge trend this summer. Not only are they comfortable seating options, but they also add a vibe to the place, giving it a boho feel. You can sit on them all day as you swing around. It’ll also cause you and your family to spend more time outdoors, which is a great reason to get them in the first place.
Natural, earthy materials will be incorporated into the garden. This includes materials both from nature and those that resemble nature. These include bamboo, wood, rattan, stone urns, etc. The colors used will go perfectly with your garden and won’t be too stark of a contrast. Everything will fall into place itself.
Each of these 12 trends will be a hit in the summer. Simple yet tasteful, they will add value to your garden. If you haven’t started incorporating them into your garden yet, what are you waiting for?